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Groundlings alums and comedy power couple Ben Falcone and Melissa McCarthy, along with Academy Award winners Allison Janney and Octavia Spencer. Will host a special live-stream class, “Creating Characters.”

The actors will talk about the process of developing unique and memorable characters for film and television, and will end the live-stream discussions with a Q&A.

The live-stream class will be conducted via Zoom at 6:00pm.

The class which limits only 250 attendees will cost $50.00, and all proceeds will go to benefitting the Groundlings Theatre. An improvisation and sketch comedy theatre that has been entertaining LA audiences since 1974.

The Groundlings School has been the foremost comedy training ground in Hollywood and the springboard for countless careers including comic geniuses from film and television such as Melissa McCarthy, Taran Killam, Jennifer Coolidge, Ben Falcone, Will Ferrell, Ana Gasteyer, Kathy Griffin, Cheryl Hines, Chris Kattan, Lisa Kudrow, Jon Lovitz, Paul Reubens, Maya Rudolph, Mindy Sterling and Kristen Wiig, among others.

Enrollment is now open at